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The Food Access and Health Work Group (FAHWG) is a network of over 200 engaged organizations and individuals dedicated to promoting food and nutrition programs and research in Iowa. The goals of FAHWG, as a community of practice, are to support community-based food systems that produce safe and nutritious food for healthier Iowans and to strengthen food access and self-reliance among all people and communities in Iowa.

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The American Advertising Federation Des Moines (AAF Des Moines) is an organization dedicated to the education, professional development and growth of the advertising industry in Central Iowa. As an organization, AAF Des Moines promotes higher standards of practice in the advertising industry and the benefits of advertising to professionals within the community.


Since 1977, Christian Printers has been a proud anchor business in the heart of Des Moines. We’re a full service commercial printing company, working with varied clientele from corporate business to walk- in customers. Christian Printers strives to make the printing process Quick and Affordable!

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Simply put, Patch is an innovative way to find out about, and participate in, what's going on near you.
We're a community-specific news, information and engagement platform driven by passionate and experienced new media professionals. Patch is revolutionizing the way neighbors connect with each other, their communities, and the national conversation.

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Field Paper Company is a supplier of fine paper products and graphic arts materials to the printing industry. For over 90 years Field Paper has provided printers, throughout Iowa and Nebraska, with quality products.The company also provides full-line graphic art supplies. This includes pre-press and plate products, as well as pressroom materials. Representing some of the world leading manufacturers, Field helps with the newest technologies.

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Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the preservation and distribution of heirloom seeds. Seed Savers Exchange maintains a collection of thousands of open-pollinated varieties, making it one of the largest non-governmental seed banks in the United States. Located six miles north of Decorah, Iowa, the 890-acre farm is a living museum of historic varieties.

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We create T-Shirts and Websites that remind us. That help us. That help humanity.

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Diesel Pictures is a film and video production company based in the Des Moines area. We are emotional storytellers. We are filmmakers, writers, musicians, designers, humans. Everyone and everything has a story. We use everything at our disposal to make sure the story told is the best it can be.

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